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Nov 192014
 

 Introducing Planet Granite Portland’s Group Fitness & Personal Training Programs!

Group Fitness

Ready for winter cross-training? While it might be hard to tear yourself away from our walls, we are excited to let you know our team of Fitness Instructors and Personal Trainers are ready to get you into top shape for your spring projects.

Cross training for the sport of climbing, or ANY sport for that matter, is extremely important because it gives you a chance to even out muscle imbalances and work on the areas of fitness that might not be your strengths so as to avoid injuries. It also allows you to get stronger overall as an athlete, and who doesn’t want that?

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From F10 Fitness, to Total Body Fitness, 20-20-20 and Core Galore, our classes are designed with two big goals in mind:

1) to help create a strong postural foundation in each class participants body
2) to layer strength, power, agility and core movements in all three planes of motion on top of that base

Climbing is such an exciting sport to train for because it requires dynamic power, yet finesse, balance and flexibility, AND it is not just in one straight line! Our instructors are experienced, educated, creative and committed to providing challenging yet sustainable fitness classes that will help you become the best overall athlete you can be! Happy sweating!

Check out the class descriptions here.

Check out the class schedule here.

Personal Training

If stepping into a class seems a little bit daunting, OR if you have an injury or highly specific training goal you would like fine tuned guidance for, then our Personal Trainers are for YOU!

We have an extremely educated and experienced team of certified personal trainers ready to tackle any fitness goals you might have, AND they are offering complimentary 30 minute consults during this grand opening month! Meet your Planet Granite Training Team Below: I think you will be WOWed with their backgrounds and how they can help our Planet Granite community in so many ways!

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From left to right meet our Personal Trainers: Jutta, Amy, and Rhianna

JUTTA REICHARDT – NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Contact: juttareichardt@hotmail.com

Jutta is originally from Germany and started climbing some 20 plus years ago.  Being hooked on the sport, seeing the world and loving the outdoors, she combined traveling and climbing whenever she could.  Her adventurous spirit brought her to the US 12 years ago where she spent 4 years in sunny California before finally settling down in Portland.

Two kids changed the pace of life and opened up the horizon to a broader perspective on fitness and a healthy lifestyle.  She discovered her love of learning and teaching functional movements to build strength, flexibility, power and endurance and became a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer.

“Climbing will always be my passion.  It has taught me that my body and mind are capable of doing things that I was only dreaming of.  My mission as a personal trainer is to help clients discover that same sense of empowerment and to provide them with guidance and support as they pursue their own personal goals.”

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer
  • NASM Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist
  • CPR First Aid and AED Certified

Amy Brown – BS, PTA, LMT, CSCS

Contact: Athena.rehab@gmail.com

Amy has an enthusiasm for life that is contagious. She loves her work and it shines through all of her client’s outcomes. She grew up climbing in southern NM & returned to her love of the sport here in Oregon 8 years ago.  Specializing in injury prevention, Amy spent 4 years traveling and working with some of the world’s fastest athletes. She had the opportunity go to London to work with and watch many of these runners compete at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. She currently works with many talented track hopefuls for the 2016 Olympics (GO USA!).

Amy is a licensed Massage Therapist (OR#19726) specializing in deep tissue work & sports massage. Check out her special introductory offer for PG members in November’s newsletter! She is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach through NCSA.  She graduated from Portland State in 2003 after double majoring in Fitness and Health as well as Public Healthcare Administration. She received her Physical Therapists’ Assistant (PTA) degree in 1997 and graduated with Honors.

Whatever your climbing, fitness, or running goals, Amy can show you how the pros stay healthy and strong. Make an appointment today by emailing her at athena.rehab@gmail.com.

Rhianna Derenik-Hanagin

Contact: rhianna1218@yahoo.com

Rhianna has been a Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor for 10 years.  She enjoys teaching Spin, Core, Pilates, Interval/Circuit/Bootcamp, Yoga and strength conditioning. She is an avid cyclist, swimmer, weight lifter and runner to keep herself strong, fit and healthy.  Rhianna is also passionate about nutrition and helps members with weight management and sports performance (especially running and swimming).  She has years of experience as a Health and Wellness Coach which provided her with opportunities to work with people from diverse backgrounds to make healthier choices and establish realistic goals in their pursuit for a better quality of life. It is important to Rhianna to promote fitness and healthy eating to people as a lifestyle habit.  Her philosophy about exercise and health is to help people enjoy a healthy lifestyle to include fitness and nutritious food, and to not think of these as just “necessary evils”.

Degree(s):

  • B.S Biochemistry (University of Washington, Seattle, WA)
  • M.S Physiology (Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR)
  • M.S Nutrition and Exercise Science (Oregon State University, OR)
  • B.S Dietetics (Kansas State University, KS)

Certifications:

  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM ) Personal Trainer/Health and Fitness Instructor (PT and HFI), 2005-current
  • Certified Health and Wellness Coach (Totally Coached, Inc.), 2011
Jan 292014
 
New @PG Sunnyvale - Silicon Valley Massage Therapy Group!

The Silicon Valley Massage Therapy Group is pleased to announce a new location at Planet Granite Sunnyvale! As of February 1st, SVMTG will offer onsite sports massage sessions at PG Sunnyvale. Their therapists will assess your individual needs, apply the appropriate massage techniques and end the session with coaching for at-home care to speed up Read more…

Nov 052013
 
Team of 2 Returns - Youth Camp, Hell on Ropes + Private Sessions - November 15th-17th

The Coach and The Trainer return to PG in November! *This will be their last visit to PG until March of next year!* Don’t miss this great opportunity to work with some of the best in the industry! Justen & Kris each bring a unique style of training and coaching to their programs. They can Read more…

Oct 022013
 
Team of 2 Returns - Hell on Ropes Training Camp + Private Sessions October 18-20

Team of 2 is back and ready to push you harder!  In this small group session, work with Justen and Kris for a dedicated 4 hours of hands on coaching and training. HELL ON ROPES Workout details: This exciting training day is all about first hand experience working together with a coach and a trainer Read more…

Jun 272013
 
Team of 2 Training Camp is coming to PG!

Planet Granite is thrilled to announce we are hosting a Team of 2 Training Camp!  This is an amazing opportunity to work with some of the best trainers in the climbing and fitness industry to help you hone your skills!  Space is limited, so sign up early!  All inquiries and requests to sign-up should go Read more…

May 082013
 
Newton Natural Running TUNE-UP Clinics

Newton Natural Running “tune-up” clinics will be offered in May! These clinics focus will be on natural running techniques, injury prevention, and hill running.  Melissa is a Newton Certified Trainer and offered Natural Running Clinics earlier last month at PG Sunnyvale! NNR Clinic I: Includes natural running technique and an individualized session for 5-7 minutes to Read more…